Over the Canada Day long weekend of June 28 to July 1, members of the Ontario Provincial Police in the Rainy River District area investigated multiple incidents which resulted in impaired driving charges.
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Members of the Rainy River District Ontario Provincial Police responded yesterday evening to a report of a motor vehicle collision on Highway 11, west of Emo.
When provincial constables arrived at the scene of the collision they found two vehicles which had been damaged.
At approximately 1 p.m. yesterday, officers from the Dryden and Fort Frances detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 502 in an unincorporated township approximately 72 km south of Dryden.
A southbound single motor vehicle lost control, left the roadway and hit a rock face.
During “Operation Corridor” last Thursday and Friday, members of the Rainy River District detachment stopped 96 Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV). As a result of these contacts, seven charges related to equipment were laid, including four that required the CMVs to go out of service.
Shortly after 1 p.m. on Saturday, members of the Rainy River District detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified of a male who was in distress and receiving CPR.
Officers attended the scene on Saganaga Lake near the Cache Bay Ranger Station.
The Rainy River District Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police has partnered with McDonald's Restaurant to bring positive ticketing to the Fort Frances area this summer.
The Rainy River District Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to take the time to remind members of the public about bicycle safety.
With school coming to an end and warmer weather; the streets often see more bicycle and pedestrian traffic.
Shortly after 9 a.m. on Tuesday, members of the Rainy River District Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) discovered a residential fire on the 400 block of First Street East in the Town of Fort Frances.
Rainy River District Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has received funding from the Ministry of Children and Youth Services to hire two students for the Youth in Policing Initiative (YIPI).
The successful applicants will assist the detachment with the delivery of public safety programs within the Town of Fort Frances.
Two drivers have recently been charged with impaired driving-related offences in the Fort Frances area.
Shortly after 7 a.m. on Sunday, officers from the Rainy River District detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police conducted an impaired driving-related investigation.